Accounting & Finance
Hybrid - Downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Posted on September 22, 2023

Fantastic opportunity for an accounting professional with 2+ years of accounting work experience who wants to join a global and complex company with a friendly corporate culture. Competitive total compensation package including a very generous paid time off program.  Hybrid flexibility.

Who- the Company:
Our client is a high profile and reputable global company headquartered right here in Vancouver. They are the world’s leader in a fascinating niche industry, they have operations in over a dozen countries, and they employ over 1000 people. The corporate office has a fast-paced environment and a corporate culture that emphasizes learning & development, collaboration, teamwork, and high performance. The people at this company are very dedicated to their work and also know how to have fun. For example, there are company sports teams, community and charitable initiatives, and company social events. This company truly values their employees and provide great perks that promote a healthy and fulfilling work life.

What- the Role:
On behalf of our client, SWIM is seeking a new Accountant. The Accountant will report directly into the Supervisor, Accounting, and will work alongside several other Accounting Assistants and Accountants at various levels of experience. This is a well-rounded role involving financial reporting, month/quarter/year end closing, processing accounts receivable, posting journal entries, cashflow reporting, balance sheet reconciliation, variance analysis, audit support, etc. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

Who- the Candidate:
This is a great role for an accounting professional who enjoys engaging and challenging work in a fast-paced environment and collaborating with a close-knit team.

  • Qualified candidates will have at least 3 years’ accounting work experience, in a similar role or perhaps in a more specialized area such as accounts receivable or accounts payable.

  • Relevant post-secondary education in accounting is required. Pursuit of CPA is preferred, but not required.

  • Exposure to a global and/or public company is a significant asset.

  • Experience using an ERP financial system is beneficial (such as Oracle, SAP, Dynamics, JD Edwards, etc.), and intermediate-level proficiency in Excel is required.

Where- Headquarters: 
Downtown Vancouver w. HYBRID flexibility. Close to public transit and many amenities like restaurants and shops. After onboarding and training, the Accountant can start to work from home 2 days a week. There will be a set day of every work week when the whole Accounting team is working in the office together for collaboration and teambuilding.

How Much: 
Very competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills. This company provides an excellent total compensation package including a very generous amount of paid time off, a solid bonus, a pension plan, and other great benefits- please discuss further with SWIM.
When & How to Apply: 
This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume (preferably in MS Word format as it works best with our internal systems at SWIM). Thank you!